Month: September 2019

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On 27 June 2018, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency‘s (JAXA) Hayabusa2 spacecraft reached asteroid 162173 Ryugu. As part of JAXA’s program to study Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs), this mission has spent over a year conducting landing operations, shooting up the surface with “bullets” and an anti-tank warhead, and collecting samples from the surface and interior that
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The videos are called “FLIR1,” “Gimbal” and “GoFast” and first appeared on The Black Vault, a web site that specialises in declassified government documents. “FLIR1” is from November 14, 2004, and “Gimbal” and “GoFast” are from January 21, 2015. Joseph Gradisher, official spokesperson for the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, said the
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Around 200 people were attracted to the entrance of the base, officially known as Homey Airport or Groom Lake yesterday, after a Facebook event calling for people to “storm” the secret facility attracted more than a million people confirming their plans to attend. This was despite warnings they could be shot. James Abbott, who published
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MH370 departed from Kuala Lumpur Airport on March 8, 2014, destined for Beijing, China, with 239 people on board. The Boeing 777 last communicated with air traffic control at 1:19am while travelling over the South China Sea, before disappearing altogether. Last week, Express.co.uk revealed how investigators in Malaysia were “silenced and arrested” for seeking out the lost plane five years on. However, 
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In 1970, American Christian writer Harold Lindsey made headlines after claiming to have unlocked the secrets of the Bible. Mr Lindsey said he had successfully predicted the apocalypse after decoding Matthew 24:32-33, suggesting the generation that saw the 1948 rebirth of Israel as a nation – apparently symbolised by the fig tree—would see the return of Jesus Christ.
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Apollo 15 returned to Earth with 1,400 photos, contributing a major scientific legacy for Moon researchers. But now it has sensationally been claimed the amazing footage shows more than it first appears. Self-Proclaimed alien life expert Scott waring took to his etdatabase.com blog to speculate about the vintage NASA video. Waring said: “Look at these
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As it looks increasingly unlikely we’re going to meet our climate mitigation targets, scientists have been investigating more and more extreme solutions, such as geoengineering.   Examples include spraying huge amounts of sunlight-reflecting particles into the atmosphere, or dumping trillions of tons of fake snow onto glaciers to stabilise them. These ideas are untested, incredibly
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Pacific islanders are running out of time. If global emissions are not drastically reduced, thousands of low-lying atolls may become uninhabitable within decades. And the biggest threat doesn’t actually come from losing land to rising seas.   Small island states in the Pacific are responsible for only 0.03 percent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions,
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This is the front page of my local newspaper (im from Austria) and for some reason they thought its ok to use a picture of Helene Fischer where you can almost see her vagina… View Reddit by Boardsnord – View Source The post This is the front page of my local newspaper (im from Austria)
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Sometimes, some weird forms appear during a storm on radar imagery. Here is the latest in a weather radar image from a storm raging in Iowa, today: The scream weather mask. Talk about a scary storm. @breakingweather @weatherchannel @JimCantore @RustyLord pic.twitter.com/5riXeKOqFW — Lucas Corbett (@lucasjcorbett) September 19, 2019 Did you spot the scream mask? Here
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The biggest volcano on the Jupiter moon Io should erupt any day now. Loki Patera, a 125-mile-wide (200 kilometers) lava lake on the most volcanically active body in the solar system, has had fairly regular activity over the past few decades. And it’s due for an outburst very soon. NASA’s Voyager 1 image of Io
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Tropical Storm Jerry is strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean. It’s predicted to become a hurricane Thursday. Tropical Storm #Jerry is expected to become a hurricane today and tropical storm watches have been issued for parts of the northern Leeward Islands: https://t.co/TasL1WO74w pic.twitter.com/wXKhI87NUb — The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) September 19, 2019 Jerry is likely to move
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Heavy rain and street flooding were reported in parts of coastal Texas as Tropical Depression Imelda moved across the state. And on Wednesday evening, a confirmed tornado left some structures damaged east of Houston. #Imelda rain amounts up to 21″ measured in coastal #txwx with the cloud tops bubbling high into the atmosphere pic.twitter.com/p3zYMnCmbB —
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In Taos, New Mexico, a strange, low-frequency hum plagues two percent of the local population. This persistent droning emerges seemingly from nowhere and affects those who hear it without relief. Some attribute “The Taos Hum” to hearing disorders, while others suggest that seismic activity or nearby U.S. military testing may be to blame. But local
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North Korea is in Blockchain fever… And is developing its own cryptocurrency. North Korean tanks at a 2018 parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the country’s founding. Photo: Ng Han Guan (AP) North Korea threw a first-ever blockchain and cryptocurrency conference in April. The project is in its initial stages but North Korea’s new cryptocurrency
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A man is tormented by a low-frequency humming sound emanating from his house. Could it be the “hum,” a mysterious noise heard around the world by thousands of people? Or is that just a collective delusion? Some describe it as sounding like an engine idling just outside the house. Others report hearing a low-frequency rumble.
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The measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the largest in the world and continues to trend and spread geographically. Through September 1 this year, officials have reported 179,477 suspected measles cases including 3,559 deaths (CFR 2.0%). A deadly measles outbreak is spreading like wildfire in Congo (DRC). Picture: https://healthtimes.co.zw/2019/08/19/drc-battling-deadliest-measles-outbreak/ Cases
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It’s springtime Down Under, and along with overexuberant local football fans, that means another annual menace on Australian streets: angry birds. September is peak magpie breeding season. And like much of Australia’s native wildlife — think deadly snakes, spiders and jellyfish — the country’s magpies are meaner than those found elsewhere.   Male birds defending